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Pete Davidson
October 08, 2019 - 9:34 am
Welcome to Week 6! We’re nearing the midpoint of the fantasy regular season. Only seven weeks left! The waiver wire is a little lighter this week, as a lot of the low-hanging fruit has been picked clean over the first five. I’ve done my best to sort through the pile and find the best options for...
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Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
October 08, 2019 - 8:27 am
Following the release of Benjamin Watson, which freed up close to $2 million in cap space, along with the Patriots continuing to be inconsistent on offense, many are looking at potential trade targets with the deadline being exactly three weeks away. There was even a report on Sunday suggesting the...
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Benjamin Watson
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 9:31 pm
On Monday, the Patriots had until 4 p.m. to activate veteran tight end Benjamin Watson following receiving a roster exemption last week after he served his four-game suspension. That did not happen, which means he was released and is now a free agent. “We only have so many roster spots, so if we...
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Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 6:54 pm
While the Patriots got off to a slow start Sunday in Washington, they turned it around in the second half to come away with a 33-7 win. The running game was a big emphasis in the second half and a drastic improvement from the first four games of the season. That was part of Bill Belchick's message...
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Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 6:37 pm
On Monday afternoon, the Patriots officially released tight end Benjamin Watson. The team received a roster exemption for him last week following his four-game suspension concluding, but once he wasn't activated for Sunday's game, the team had until Monday at 4 p.m. to activate him or else he would...
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Phillip Dorsett
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 4:39 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- The Patriots did not practice Monday, but ahead of the Thursday game the team is required to put out an injury report. Below is the team's projected injury report if they would have practiced. There are no major surprises, especially considering Phillip Dorsett left the game after...
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Benjamin Watson
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 4:28 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- 4 p.m. came and went without Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson being activated to the roster, and thus he is now a free agent. The Patriots got a roster exemption for him last week, but after he was not activated before Sunday's game, the team had until Monday afternoon at 4 p.m. to...
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Mike Nugent
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Mike Nugent's debut with the Patriots on Sunday didn't go exactly how he planned. The veteran kicker, who was signed last week to replace Stephen Gostkowski, missed his first extra point attempt, but then bounced back and made his next three extra points, while adding two field goals. Speaking to...
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Jamie Collins
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Andy Hart
October 07, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The ever-positive Tom Brady had no problem lauding the Patriots impressive defense Monday morning on The Greg Hill Show on WEEI as playing the best of any he’s teamed up with over the years. Not surprisingly, the ever-pragmatic Bill Belichick wasn’t quite as ready to anoint the unit that’s not yet...
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Phillip Dorsett
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Andy Hart
October 07, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Patriots wide receiver Phillip Dorsett left Sunday’s win in Washington in the first quarter with hamstring injury and did not return. According to ESPN, the injury is “minor” in nature and the receiver will be “week to week” at this point. The strained hamstring injury that Patriots’ WR Phillip...
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